“We will not force seekers to enter consensus, but any seeker who wishes to step aside for others, we will provide room for them,” he told reporters.
He promised to provide a level playing field for all aspirants vying for various positions on the PDP platform, adding that no aspirant will be harmed.
“The PDP is a party of justice, fairness and equity. We will live up to these virtues.
“As we begin the selection exercise tomorrow, I want to assure all aspirants that they will be treated equally.”
He explained that the meeting allowed party loyalists to discuss and explore strategies that would allow him to take power at different levels in 2023.
The official added that stakeholders also insisted on the need for unity among party members in the area to give it the desired edge towards victory in 2023.
Also speaking, one of the aspirants, Mr Isaac Kwalucongratulated the party on the initiative which he said would further consolidate its strength towards victory at the polls.
Kwalu, who is seeking to represent the federal constituency of Shendam/Qua’anpan/Mikang, expressed optimism that the party had won massive support to win the election next year.
Another aspirant, Air Vice Marshal Napoleon Bali (rtd)described the outcome of the meeting as “Commendable”
Bali, who wants to choose the party’s ticket for the Senate seat in the zone, also welcomed the decision of the aspirants to support the one who emerged at the end of the primaries.
“Overall, this meeting allowed us to assess our strengths and weaknesses. We shared ideas that will help us in our quest for success and progress,” he said.
The aspirant also called for teamwork among stakeholders to enable the party to win the upcoming legislative elections.